Tag archive for ‘Onnoghen’
By Bar and Bench On Sunday, February 19th, 2017
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CJN: Senate to kick-start Onnoghen’s confirmation process Tuesday—Saraki

Barring any last minute change of plans, the upper chambers of the National Assembly is scheduled to kick-start the confirmation process of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Bar and Bench More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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CJN: Cross River elders appeal to Buhari for Onnoghen’s confirmation

A pressure group operating as Cross River State Elders Forum on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to promptly send the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to the Senate More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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CJN Seat: Onnoghen’s name may be sent to Senate this week – Presidency Source

Indications emerged at the weekend that the name of Justice Walter Onnoghen, might be sent to the Senate, this week for confirmation as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). A source at the Presidency quoted by Vanguard More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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CJN’s Seat: Don’t pressure Buhari to confirm my appointment, Justice Onnoghen appeals to Nigerians

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, on Thursday  appealed to Nigerians not to pressure President Muhammadu Buhari into activating the process for his confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice. Mr. More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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CJN’s Seat: Buhari hasn’t committed any illegality for not confirming Onnoghen–Presidency

The Presidency has warned some Nigerians against capitalizing on the delayed transmission of the name of Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen to the Senate to blackmail President Muhammadu Buhari. It More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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CJN: Adegboruwa sues Buhari, NJC, N’Assembly over non-confirmation of Onnoghen

Activist lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, over non-confirmation of the acting Chief Justice of the Federation, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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CJN Seat: Federal lawmakers mount hot pressure on Buhari to confirm Onnoghen

As the three-month tenure of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria inches to an end, lawmakers representing Cross River State at the two chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday requested President More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Buhari has no choice than to swear in Onnoghen as CJN—Olanipekun (SAN)

There is no gainsaying or debating the fact that Nigeria operates a constitutional democracy, which also recognises, in the main, three arms of government, that is, the executive, legislature and judiciary. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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CJN: Buhari’s handling of Onnoghen’s appointment ‘ll place Nigeria’s unity on trial–Group

A pro-democracy coalition has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against dropping Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), saying failure to send Onnoghen’s name to the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Non confirmation of Onnoghen as CJN slowing down activities of judiciary–NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari that his failure to activate process of confirming Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) is slowing down activities More...